Telephones
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The telephone or phone is a telecommunications device designed to transmit speech by means of electric signals. It was invented around 1860 by Antonio Meucci who called it teletrophone. The first recorded public demonstration of Meucci’s invention took place in … Read More

Holdout
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In gambling jargon, a holdout is any of numerous accessories used by cheats to help them “hold-out” a card (or cards) during a game. Some holdout devices are extremely simple and require moderate or advanced manipulative skill to be used … Read More

Mobile gambling redivivus?
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Balderton Capital (formerly Benchmark Capital Europe) is financing the UK-based gambling company betNOW. This way gamblers can place bets via text message, with the actual wagers charged to phone bills. Winnings can be picked up at local post offices. Balderton … Read More